Sunday, December 17 (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Third Sunday in Advent – The Art of Christmas 8:30 am Service The Christmas Story by The Gathered Community Scripture: Luke 1:1-2:7 Children’s Christmas Pageant 10:30 am service A Babe is Born: A Modern Lessons & Carols Directors: Rev. Joshua Kinglsey, Ronnee Edwards Costume Design: Tabitha Sewers Choral Directors: Kendra Friar,

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 10, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hope” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 40:1-11;  Mark 1:1-8   This morning, I’d like to begin by telling you a story…This story involves Gavin Bryars, a leading British musician and composer.  But it’s not really a story about

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  December 3, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hospitality” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Romans 12:9-21 Today is the first Sunday in the season of Advent.  It is four weeks before Christmas, and this season of Advent, with its themes of watching and waiting and anticipating

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Alternative Christmas

Alternative Christmas allows you to take a break from giving “things” and instead support a charity represented by the outreach ministries and other church groups. Visit Collins Hall during Coffee Hour on Sundays, December 10 & 17. This year, the charities you can give to are: Sexual & Gender Minority

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Sunday, December 10, (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Second Sunday in Advent The Art of Christmas Sermon: The Art of Christmas – Hope, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11; Mark 1:1-8 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: When Morning Gilds the Skies; Sandra Ethun; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Christmas Tidings; C.E. Walz; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: On This

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Ends

Date:  November 26, 2017 Title:  “Liberating Power” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Today is “Christ the King Sunday” – a relative newcomer in the liturgical year of the Western Christian Church.  Christ the King debuted in 1925, in response to oppressive governments around the world

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  November 20, 2017 Title:  “Liberating Systems” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Matthew 20:1-16 Well, it’s almost Thanksgiving Day.  And I know that some of you may be worried about your turkey day festivities.  You’re worried that the family and friends at your table will give into the

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Sunday, November 19 (10:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Liberating the End Sermon: Liberating Systems, Rev. Donna Pritchard, preaching Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: Before the Throne of God Above. Arr. Larry Shackley; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty; Larry Shackley; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: Now Thank We

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Sunday, November 12 (10:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost Liberating the End Sermon: Liberating Expectations, Rev. Joshua Kingsley, preaching Scripture: Luke 17:20-37 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: Your Name. Arr. Larry Shackley; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: O God, Our Help in Ages Past; Larry Shackley; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: Exuberant Joy; S. Karg Elert; Jonas

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“Liberating the End” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  November 5, 2017 Title:  “A Good Death” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 23 A Good Death…  most people, hearing that phrase, immediately begin compiling a list of conditions they would like to have present in a death experience.  We want to have control over the dying

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